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Hunting England A Survey of the Sport, and of Its Chief Grounds

By: Thomas, Sir W. Beach

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, B. T. Batsford, Ltd.: 1936

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 34707

Condition: Very Good +


1st edition hardcover published in London by B.T. Batsford LTD, 1936. Loaded with enchanting photographs, it will transport one to the field with it's great close-ups and panoramic vistas of Olde England. Red cloth boards with black titles show lightly bumped extremities, hinge papers fine, no names, tears or soil. Original dj in mylar shows surface wear and color loss at periphery but displays well with wrap-around color hunt scene art. Sir William Beach Thomas ha... View more info

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To Hounds with John Tickner

By: Tickner, John

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, Putnam and Company Limited: 1962

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 46357

ISBN: 0370001079

Condition: Near Fine


First edition hardcover in red paper covered boards with sharp tips and spine ends, endpps lightly age toned. Both dated 1962 without further mention of printings, etc. Has a tidy 1971 Christmas gift dedication on fep. Unclipped professionally reproduced dj shows light wear at extremities but displays very well in new mylar wrapper as a woman in a tweed jumps a hedge/ditch combo and sees the huntsman in the ditch underneath her as she flies over him. Vivid grass gree... View more info

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Trail Riding and Foxhunting In Ireland SIGNED

By: Tighe, Frank

Price: $38.00

Publisher: MD, Privately Printed: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 27823

Condition: Fine


Crisp lovely as new copy signed by author on title page. 62 pgs. A colorful memoir retelling of the authors exploits in the emerald isle on horseback. Useful information for anybody planning a trip abroad to ride. Chapters include: Intro, Map, Narrative, The Horses, Foxhunting, List of Hunts, Riding Centres Offering Foxhunting, Experience Required for Foxhunting, Trail Riding, Description of Trail Rides, Planning a Trip, Information Sources, conclusion. View more info

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Master Reynard The History of a Fox

By: Tregarthen, J.C.; Revised By Jane Fielding

Price: $35.00

Publisher: IL, M. A. Donohue & Co.: 1913

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 42616

Condition: Fine


Gorgeous display book in green cloth boards w/black titles and mint cond paste on color illustration of a red fox, dressed in a red hunting coat sitting near a stump looking at a bee. 133 pp. Vintage christmas seal on fep, tiny soil spot on frt pastedn, else crisp and unmarked. Told in first-person from the view of the fox, a charming and very collectible copy that displays beautifully on the shelf. View more info

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The American Fox-Hound Embracing a History of The Celebrated Trigg, Birdsong and Maupin Strains

By: Trigg, Haiden C. (Full Cry)

Price: $80.00

Publisher: KY, Privately Printed:

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 28466

Condition: Fair


Chipped paperback with clear tape along cloth backstrip, Cover surface worn at tips, 94 pgs w/fold out double sided heredity chart bound in that has clear tape over cracked fold lines and has large chip in corner w/loss. Rare work for foxhound breeders and enthusiasts. Circa 1890, undated booklet. Name/date and note on title page. Contents: Preface/ The Chase/ Old and Modern Hounds/ Birdsong and Maupin Dogs/ Letters from Famous Hunters/ Big Strive/ Death of Hornet/ Buyin... View more info

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Hunting Sketches

By: Trollope, Anthony; Intro By Lionel Edwards R.I.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: NY, The John Day Company: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 38911

Condition: Near Fine


1st edition hardcover Illustrated throughout with numerous pencil sketches by Lionel Edwards. Fine red cloth boards with bright gilt titles in very good, price clipped dust jacket with a crescent shaped chip at the lower fore-edge of frt dj panel, 1 inch closed tear at head of rear panel. Illust cream/red endpapers by Edwards. Internally fine, crisp and unmarked. 141 pp. Hunting Sketches first appeared in print in the Pall Mall Gazette in 1865 and were subsequently publ... View more info

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Hunting and Practical Hints for Hunting Men

By: Underhill, George F.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: London, Bliss, Sands & Co.: 1897

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 45831

Condition: Very Good


Attractive first edition hardcover in mustard cloth with hunting scene by Randolph Caldecott on frt board. Spine ends bumped, tips fairly sharp, 1/4" split in cloth at head of spine from pulling off shelf, light occasional handling soil. Interior leaves untrimmed, no soil or tears in the 183 pp plus 8 pages of adverts for other books. One ownership signature on fep of Joseph B Wiley Jr. Former Joint MFH of the Tewksbury Foot Bassets. Contents include: Part I - T... View more info

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Fox Hunting Map of the Fernie Fernie's Country England

By: Unknown

Price: $150.00

Publisher: London, Edward Stanford Ltd:

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 23629

Condition: Very Good +


Red cloth boards with bright gilt title. Spine rubbed, cloth partially split at spine ends. Pebbled brown endpps, linen backed 18 map sections, folds open to measure 27.5" wide x 20 3/4" tall. All sections in VG condition, no damage or loss to tips or marks on map save for occasional light finger smudge noted in blank margins. No date found, circa 1890. View more info

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The Horse, The Valley and The Chagrin Valley Hunt

By: Van Urk, J. Blan

Price: $150.00

Publisher: NY, Richard Ellis: 1947

Edition: 1st Limited Edition

Seller Id: 34839

Condition: Fine


Gift quality 1st limited edition hardcover with sharp tips and spine ends. Black cloth with dark green cloth on spine and gilt hunt button on frt cover, mapped endpps showing hunt territory, 266 pp text illust with b/w photos. Limited to 700 copies printed by Richard Ellis, NJ 1947. Hefty tome may require add'l postage. View more info

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The Story of American Foxhunting From Challenge to Full Cry Vol I & II

By: Van Urk, J. Blan

Price: $200.00

Publisher: NY, Derrydale: 1940

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller Id: 44423

Condition: Good


1st edition hardcover set. Vol I = 1650-1861, Vol II = 1865- 1906. First Edition, one of 950 copies. Extensively illustrated from original pictures and documents. Original red cloth, age cracked but no loss to gilt-stamped labels on upper cover and spine, Small closed tear to head of fol II. Gift ded to second blank fep on vol I. Top edge gilt (t.e.g.), others uncut, slight rubbing to spine label, spines faded. boards bright on vol I, Vol II fore edge dulled, else VG.... View more info

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John Board's Practical Horsemanship in Show and Field

By: Venables, Hugh; Board, John

Price: $8.00

Publisher: England, Paperfronts: 1978

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 23304

Condition: Very Good


Moderate surface wear and soil from storage, text tight and bright w/name and address on half title page. A non-descript book from the outside but the abundance of charming, accurate and sometimes hilarious line drawings by John Board make this one a real sleeper. A full third of the books 157 pp text concerns itself with fox hunting. Also covers Elementary Equitation, Point-to-Point racing, Dressage & Showing. This one is not to be missed. Back-pocket sized entertainmen... View more info

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The Training and Handling of Hounds in The Field

By: Wadsworth, William P.; Moderator

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, The American Foxhound Club: 1971

Seller Id: 40837

Condition: Very Good


Cream card cover paperback with smoke darkened head and fore edge of frt cover, text tight and bright. 8 pp. A panel discussion organized by The Masters of Foxhounds Association of America Held at the Union Club, New York City January 28, 1971. View more info

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The Training and Handling of Hounds in The Field

By: Wadsworth, William P.; Moderator

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, The American Foxhound Club: 1971

Seller Id: 41594

Condition: Good


Cream card cover paperback with smoke darkened spine edge and head of frt cover, text tight and bright. 8 pages. A panel discussion organized by The Masters of Foxhounds Association of America Held at the Union Club, New York City January 28, 1971. View more info

Breeding a Pack of Foxhounds A Conversation Under the Auspices of The Masters of Foxhounds Association of America and The American Foxhound Club at The Union Club NY Jan 25th 1974

By: Wallace, Captain R.E., M.F.H., Brainard, William W., M.F.H.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: VA, The American Foxhound Club: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 28469

Condition: Very Good


Tight bright 38 pg copy with light soil on cover. A series of questions poised at Ronnie Wallace who stood in for The Duke of Beaufort who was originally booked to sit at this panel but suffered a shoulder injury prior to the gathering and was unable to make the event. William Brainard Jr. also sat on the panel and answered questions from various MFH's such as Alexander Mackay-Smith, Harold Ramser, Clinton Pitts, Charles Kindersley, Robert Y White and others. View more info

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Breeding a Pack of Foxhounds A Conversation Under the Auspices of The Masters of Foxhounds Association of America and The American Foxhound Club at The Union Club NY Jan 25th 1974

By: Wallace, Captain R.E., M.F.H., Brainard, William W., M.F.H.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: VA, The American Foxhound Club: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 40929

Condition: Near Fine


Tight bright 38 pg copy with very light soil on cover. See image. A series of questions poised at Ronnie Wallace who stood in for The Duke of Beaufort who was originally booked to sit at this panel but suffered a shoulder injury prior to the gathering and was unable to make the event. William Brainard Jr. also sat on the panel and answered questions from various MFH's such as Alexander Mackay-Smith, Harold Ramser, Clinton Pitts, Charles Kindersley, Robert Y White and ot... View more info

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Hunting The Fox A Panel Forum Discussion 1971

By: Wallace, R. E., M.F.H.; Ryan, Mr.; Wadsworth, William P.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: VA, The American Foxhound Club: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 28226

Condition: Good


1st edition card cover paperback with 71 pp with one note written on last page. Tight bright copy with soiled cover w/cup rings and pencil notes on frt cover, few ink doodles on rear cover. Rare foxhunting item. A Panel forum discussion under the auspices of The American Foxhound Club and the Virginia Foxhound Club in Conjunction with The Masters of Foxhounds Association of America Held at Oatlands, Leesburg, VA May 29, 1971. A series of questions posed to the three a... View more info

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Hunting The Fox A Panel Forum Discussion 1971

By: Wallace, R. E., M.F.H.; Ryan, Mr.; Wadsworth, William P.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: VA, The American Foxhound Club: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 41593

Condition: Good


Cream card cover paperback with smoke darkened periphery of covers, text tight and bright. 71 pp. Solid copy of a much sought foundation volume on the sport of fox hunting. A Panel forum discussion under the auspices of The American Foxhound Club and the Virginia Foxhound Club in Conjunction with The Masters of Foxhounds Association of America Held at Oatlands, Leesburg, VA May 29, 1971. A series of questions posed to the three authors listed above pertaining to the goin... View more info

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Across Country

By: Wanderer; D'Avigdor , Elim H.

Price: $27.00

Publisher: London, Bradbury, Agnew & Co.: 1882

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 46239

Condition: Good


Rebound first edition hardcover in gilt and black blindstamped decorative burgundy cloth showing hunt scene on frt board, and what was left, about half of backstrip. Spine ends sharp, beveled board tips bumped and lightly rubbed. Inner hinges fine, 361 page block tight, former owner's embossed stamp and 1 inch closed tear at foot on fep. Hand colored illustrations on stiff card show some foxing in margins of a couple of the 22 color plates by Georgina Bowers. A period... View more info

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In The Pink or The Little Muchley Run

By: Watson, Frederick

Price: $38.00

Publisher: London, H. F. & G. Witherby: 1932

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 43430

Condition: Good


First edition 1932. Publisher's original black cloth boards are piped and lettered in red with fox mask cover. Cloth is worn and much of this red lettering is missing. Text is tight, crisp and bright. Professionally reproduced illustrated dust wrapper displays well in new mylar. Watson has done it again, he's produced a book that combines a riveting account of days afield, melded with a razor sharp wit and ease of presentation culminating in a book one just cannot put... View more info

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Lionel Edwards Master of the Sporting Scene

By: Watson, J.N.P.; Foreword By The Marquess of Dufferin and Ava.

Price: $38.00

Publisher: London, The Sportsman's Press: 1986

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 46253

ISBN: 0948253088

Condition: Very Good


Second printing of the first edition = both the same year: 1986. Olive/brown paper covered boards with lightly bumped (not rubbed) tips and spine ends. One glue spot on each solid green pastedown from formerly placed jacket, micro initials on frt pastedn, fep & endppr removed plus a whited out circular spot on middle of title page and copyright page. No library stamps, card pockets or call tags on book or dj. May have been part of a personal sporting collection at on... View more info